Mac Shore, father of composer Howard Shore, died Oct. 31 in Boca Raton, Fla. He was 87.
Shore owned and operated a produce distribution business for more than 30 years specializing in the import of California grapes for winemaking in Canada.
In addition to his son, he is survived by another son, Michael, a daughter, Pamela, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations in Memory of Mac and Bernice Shore to Baycrest Center Foundation Hospital, 3560 Bathurst St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6A 2E1; (416) 785-2875.